A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning is often mentioned – but rarely explained. What is workforce planning, and how do you do it? When used well, strategic workforce planning enables HR to plan for the capabilities they need in the future. What is Workforce Planning?

5 Essential Workforce Planning Tools for any HR professional

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning tools are an essential part of the HR professional’s toolkit. In this article we’ll go over 5 strategic workforce planning tools, explain their use and give examples and excel templates on how to use them. What are workforce planning tools?

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Here’s a list of 21 HR tools that demonstrate how technology can improve employee engagement and workforce planning efforts at your organization. Pingboard is an interactive org chart software solution that helps companies organize teams, plan for growth, and keep everyone informed.

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Indeed, investing resources into a top-notch HR analytics function–one with the right mix of people, processes, and technology–is key to successful workforce management in 2018 and beyond, no matter what industry you’re in. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

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AI is both disrupting and transforming everything about workforce management. For HR leaders, that means changing the types of skills and competencies companies need, changing the way existing employees do their jobs, and altering the recruiting landscape. This handbook looks at how AI is shaping the way we think about workforce planning and development at the highest levels.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It


Indeed, investing resources into a top-notch HR analytics function — one with the right mix of people, processes, and technology — is key to successful workforce management in 2016 and beyond, no matter what industry you’re in. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


Embrace diversity. As BCG captures well in their paper, When people strategy drives business strategy : “Developing a people strategy was once a straightforward matter of figuring out how to create the best possible workforce to execute an already defined business strategy.

A Look Ahead at Talent & Workforce 2016 / 2017: Customize, Innovate & Respond

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Career Management Competency Management Diversity & Inclusion Engagement Leadership Development Learning Culture Performance Management Succession Management Talent Management Talent Management Tech Talent Strategy Tech Strategy & Execution Workforce PlanningAs many of you know, I came back from leave about six months ago.

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Workforce Planning is a Necessity? ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Workforce Planning is a Necessity… I was featured in this article in Training Journal earlier in the month… ‘Ingham suggests that we need to "redefine workforce planning" and said that taking a more creative approach is something we need to look at.

Strategic Workforce Planning in APAC: Dream or Reality?

Cielo HR Leader

Despite all the enthusiastic talk about strategic workforce planning (SWP) in the established economies of the West, few organizations have managed to successfully implement it in any meaningful way. Could strategic workforce planning be the ‘magic bullet’ solution? First of all, let me say that I’m a big fan of the whole concept of strategic workforce planning. Thought Leadership Discussion: Bianca Wong, Human Resources Director, Jebsen.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


Embrace diversity. As BCG captures well in their paper, When people strategy drives business strategy : “Developing a people strategy was once a straightforward matter of figuring out how to create the best possible workforce to execute an already defined business strategy.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

Inpower Coaching

Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress. Will this different way of thinking about diversity make our organizations better?

Outside the Mold

HRO Today

When it comes to developing a strong workforce, organizations too often provide opportunity to only “traditional” employees: Those who have college degrees and a resume full of experience, volunteerism, and organizational involvement. Creates a diverse workforce.

HR Guide : Is Your Company Diverse Enough ?


Diversity is an integral element of HR. It’s a recurring theme that touches all topics, including workforce planning and recruitment. . Workplace diversity has become an increasingly important part of the any workplace.Encouraging diversity can help a business grow and thrive.

Get Your Talent in Shape

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shaped, and I-shaped—that can help develop company strategy and maintain a pipeline of diverse capabilities. Originally developed for use in consumer marketing, personas have been used by Deustche Telekom, for example, to better understand the interests, needs, and desires of the workforces.

Unemployed But Not Unemployable: Hiring & Recruiting the Long-Term Unemployed

Bersin with Deloitte

Diversity & Inclusion Hiring & Onboarding Sourcing & Recruiting Talent Acquisition Strategy Talent Strategy Tools & Technology Workforce PlanningDo you have a family member or friend who has been unemployed for six months or longer? Or perhaps underemployed for the last few years? It’s no secret that U.S. workers were hit hard by the Great Recession.

True Diversity Is Much More Than A Drive By


Like the article I had read earlier in the Washington Post about Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff reviewing the pay of his entire workforce (all 16,000 employees) to make sure both males and females are compensated fairly based on the work they do and their performance.

Predictions for 2015: Redesigning the Organization for A Rapidly Changing World

Bersin with Deloitte

This year our Predictions for 2015 has some hard-hitting new ideas to consider – in this article I will give you some highlights, and you can download the report here. Top Line: Enormous Changes are Ahead 2015 is going to be a big year in the world of corporate talent. The economy has improved (near […].

Top Challenges Faced by HR Professionals in 2019


With HR planning and development, a focus on human capital can help achieve a balanced workforce. As for HR professionals this year, the top challenges include: Diversity. A diverse workforce is more than race, ethnicity, sex, age, national origin, and religion.

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IBM and Microsoft battle over top workplace diversity exec – Money.CNN. IBM is suing to stop its chief diversity officer from moving to Microsoft, a suit that demonstrates how critical and hard it is for tech giants to improve the diversity of their work forces. IBM sues former chief diversity officer. SickLeave #Diversity Click To Tweet. Sample HR Marketing Plan – Create Your Plan. We created a sample HR marketing plan.

Changing Of The Guard In Wholesale Distribution


However, leading distributors also see a way to reimagine the role and structure of their workforce. Over 50% of the workforce will be millennial in the near future. This will require a new workforce strategy to address the new reality.

How a Diversity Scorecard Helps Salesforce Keep Equality Top of Mind for Its Leaders

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But, increasingly, it’s making a name for itself as a leader on diversity issues — it has spent millions to close gender and racial pay gaps and taken frontline stands on issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community. Pay attention to the diversity scorecards they’re going to be receiving. “We

Diversity Decays Without Inclusion

Cielo HR Leader

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Defined: Diversity – Any aspect that differentiates groups and/or people from one another—i.e., Inclusion is reflected through company culture, mission and values, as well as daily practices and relationships forged between colleagues in support of a diverse workforce. Although 70% of organizations report portraying a diverse and inclusive culture, respondents recognize their current state would not qualify as such.

Distributors Can Learn From Millennial Employers Of Choice


In recent years, my discussions with wholesale distributors have increasingly turned to the workforce. The retirement of those seasoned employees presents a challenge that distributors have not seen in the past: attracting, hiring, and retaining the younger, millennial workforce.

It’s 2020: Are You Ready to Cross the Talent Chasm?


The Reality of “Workforce 2020” More than two decades ago, industry researchers and influencers – consultants, universities, the labor census bureau – made bold predictions regarding the massive changes our nation would experience in the next 20 years, referring to the phenomenon as “Workforce 2020”. Cultural diversity. Workforce of the future. Blended workforce models, including accessing freelance talent, to allow for efficient scaling up and down.


Five Powerful Ways Your HR Team Can Leverage Big Data


Analyzing Big Data helps businesses get better insights, understand processes within the company, make important business decisions according to patterns found in research and analysis, and plan strategic business moves. Planning.

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Avoid Holiday Retail Worker Shortfalls with What-If Analyses


In September, Target announced plans to hire 120,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season, an increase of 20 percent from its 2017 hiring commitment. Proactive HR leaders got a jump on workforce planning for the busy season long before they started posting job ads this past summer.

Why We Should Embrace Generational Differences in the Workplace

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we’re going to take a look at the current generational diversity in the workplace; what generations make up the global workforce, how do they perceive work and how can organizations benefit from generational differences in the workplace? Skill diversity.

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Strategic HCM

The solution to this needed to be strategic workforce planning using quantitative and qualitative diagnosis around FTEs, skills, culture change etc. Workforce planning

Inspire Data-Driven Change: Key Takeaways from Outsmart 2019


From the very beginning of Outsmart 2019 –our annual people analytics and workforce planning conference–the data-driven leaders were told to: “Inspire change, together.”. To make better D&I decisions, add diversity measures to everything you are already reporting on.

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Future Of Work 2018: 10 Predictions You Can’t Ignore


Workforce agility will become the most critical concept in HCM. Companies will be forced to redefine workforce planning, recruiting, staffing, and management to work in this much more complex labor market. The start of winter is often referred to as the “holiday season.”

Knowing the Customer: How CRM Skills Have Come to Define Careers

Burning Glass Technologies

In other words, the CRM and productivity digital skills demanded across this diverse set of roles complement the important non-digital talents that are crucial to sales—and that remain relatively difficult to replace with technology.

5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy


Companies cannot hire fast enough to keep up with their workforce demands and competition is fierce for those high potential people who will deliver innovative solutions or go above and beyond for your customers. Embed Diversity into Recruiting Process.

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HRExaminer v10.17

HR Examiner

Diversity Problems. We’re talking about Diversity problems on The HR Examiner this week. First up, Joe Gerstandt explains How to Fix Your Diversity Problem in One Easy Step. Topics include: Workforce Planning, Skills, Learning, Recruiting, AI, and Machine Learning.

Case Studies: How Companies Use People Analytics to Achieve Results


While there is countless evidence from research that people analytics and workforce planning deliver value to organizations , there is still the question of “how” exactly this value is achieved.

Action HR can take now to prepare for Brexit


The first step that every employer should take is to audit their workforce, recommended Melinda Lord, an HR consultant at AdviserPlus. Review policies and undertake workforce planning. “If It is important to be planning and to be looking at your succession plans.”.